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Tensions High on Israel Gaza Border

4 hours 18 min ago
A late-night truce has been agreed between Hamas and Israel after a day of violence that killed five people. Also in the programme: Syria's dwindling opposition rebels and Cuba's new constitution. (Picture: Palestinians inspect a Hamas observation post that was targeted in Israeli shelling, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip July 21, 2018. Credit: REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)
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Washington Reacts to Putin White House Invitation

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:13am
Following their private meeting in Helsinki, questions are being asked as to how advisable it was for President Trump to have extended a welcome to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin? Also on the programme: Has the government in Nicaragua become the very thing that it once tried to overthrow? And the Mafia gang tightening its hold across Europe. (Picture: Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki. Credit: Yuri Kadobnovyuri/ Getty Images)
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Trump Rejects Russia’s Call to Question US Citizens

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 5:13pm
US President Donald Trump has rejected a proposal made by President Vladimir Putin that Russia be allowed to question a number US citizens. We speak to Bill Browder, one of the men on Russia’s list, who wants to know why it has taken a number of days for his government to reject this controversial request. Also in the programme: Montenegro’s NATO worries; and why Burberry burnt millions of dollars worth of its clothes. (Image: US President Donald Trump (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a meeting in Helsinki, on 16th July 2018. Credit Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
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Israel Approves 'Jewish Nation State' Law

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 10:33am
The Israeli parliament has passed a law declaring that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, fuelling anger among its Arab minority. The Trump administration is considering the Russian request to interview Americans. Also in the programme: How the 'Ndragheta Mafia group defrauds the European Union. (Photo: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Credit: Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)
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Thai Boys Discuss 'Moment of Miracle'

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 5:14pm
The twelve boys and their football coach rescued from a flooded cave network in Thailand hold a press conference before going home. They say they had no food for nine days. Donald Trump has defended his record in dealing with Russia, saying no US president has ever been tougher. Also in the programme: we hear from the the man who's won the legal right to explain to Americans how to 3D-print their own guns at home. Picture: some of the Thai boys arriving for their press conference today. Credit: Getty Images.
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Thai Boys Face the Media After Cave Rescue

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:48am
Twelve boys and their football coach speak to the media for the first time since their escape from a cave in Thailand's Chiang Rai. Also in the programme: an interview with the exiled president of Yemen, and the flight from police of a Brazlian plastic surgeon known as Dr Bumbum. Picture: The Thai boys and their coach attend a news conference in Chiang Rai. Credit: LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHALILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images
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Violent Iraq Protests Spread

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 5:00pm
Iraq has put its security forces on high alert, after protests against a lack of basic services and high unemployment spread from the south of the country to the capital, Baghdad. We hear from a community worker about why the wave of demonstrations is happening now. Also on the programme: the latest from Nicaragua, where the government has launched an attack on an opposition stronghold despite international calls for restraint. Picture: Iraqi protestors in Basra. Credit: Getty Images.
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Putin denies US elections interference

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:35am
While Donald Trump faces a storm of criticism in America for his performance in Helsinki. His Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is faring rather better. Back home in Russia, political figures have been lining up to praise the results of the Helsinki summit and the interview Mr Putin gave to Fox News denying any Russian involvement in the US elections. We hear the response from one of President Putin's political supporters. Also in the programme - Pro-Brexit campaign group fined for breaching referendum spending limits and the most expensive Chinese film ever made flops in its first week. (Photo:Russia's President Vladimir Putin gives an interview to Fox News Channel. Credit: TASS via Getty Images)
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Trump Appears to Side with Russia Against FBI

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 5:38pm
The US president contradicts intelligence agencies over their claims of Russian interference in the US election. We hear the reactions of a former CIA director and a supporter of President Trump. Also in the programme: a BBC investigation reveals the full extent of an Islamist terror network founded in the UK, which funded jihadi operations for the Islamic State group across the globe. Picture: US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a joint press conference after their meeting in Helsinki. Credit: Getty Images.
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Trump and Putin Hold First Official Meeting in Helsinki

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:24am
It has been eight years since the last formal summit between America and Russia. In an opening statement Mr Trump said he hoped the meeting would lead to an 'extraordinary relationship'. Also in the programme: More than a billion people at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration; can racial diversity in France's football team help heal divisions in French society? (Photo: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin shake hands in Helsinki. Credit:Kremlin Press Office / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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France Win Football World Cup

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 5:19pm
France have won the football World Cup with a 4-2 victory over Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Also in the programme: President Trump arrives in Helsinki for a one-day summit with the Russian president Vladimir Putin; and how fatal scorpion stings are on the rise in Brazilian cities. (Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron at the World Cup final in Moscow. Credit: EPA)
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Theresa May Reveals Donald Trump's Brexit Advice

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 9:32am
Donald Trump told Theresa May she should sue the EU rather than negotiate over Brexit, she has told the BBC. The US president said on Friday at a joint press conference he had given her a suggestion - but she had found it too "brutal". Also on the programme: we look ahead to this afternoon's World Cup final, and the father of one of the Thai boys rescued from the cave tells us how frightened they must have been. (Photo: Donald Trump and Theresa May, credit: AFP)
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Eritrean President In Landmark Visit To Ethiopia

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 5:12pm
The Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki has visited Ethiopia for the first time since a border war began between the two countries in 1998, in an effort to cement peace between them. Also in the programme: Malta's dispute with Italy over responsibility for African migrants stranded at sea continues; and the German tennis player Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams to become the Women's Wimbledon Champion. (Picture: Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki (L) and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Credit: Reuters)
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Nicaragua: Students Under Attack in Church

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 9:32am
About 150 students in Nicaragua have been trapped inside a church at the main university in Managua after coming under attack from paramilitary groups sympathetic to the government of president Daniel Ortega. So far only a few injured protesters and a journalist have been allowed to leave. We hear from a journalist inside the church. Also in the programme: The president of Eritrea on his first visit to Ethiopia in two decades; and what do the Mueller hacking indictments against 12 Russians mean for Monday's meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin? (Image: Pro-government supporters in Masaya, Nicaragua. Credit: Reuters/Oswaldo Rivas)
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Donald Trump Sends Mixed Messages On First Day Of UK Visit

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 5:43pm
Donald Trump's visit to the UK has got off to an eventful start with a press conference alongside UK Prime Minister Theresa May. During the meeting he denied that he had criticised her in his interview with a British newspaper. The president also said a US trade deal with the UK was possible once it left the EU, contradicting his earlier recorded comments. Also on the programme: Residents of Basra take to the streets, demanding jobs and better services and we find out more about a suicide bombing in Pakistan which has killed over a hundred and twenty people. (Photo: Donald Trump and Theresa May, Credit: PA)
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Donald Trump Arrives In The UK

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 5:11pm
Donald Trump has arrived in the UK for a three-day working visit - his first as president. The visit raises questions over the UK-US “special relationship” as well as Trump’s own views on the “turmoil” in British politics. Also on the programme: the British government publishes its most detailed Brexit plan yet and we hear from one of the cave divers involved in the Thailand rescue. (Photo: Trump arriving at Blenheim, Credit: AFP/Getty)
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Trump Says Nato Will Raise Defence Spending

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:11am
President Trump says he's now "very happy" with his Nato allies, because they've committed to "substantially" increase their defence contributions. No country has yet confirmed that increased spending. Was this a victory in Brussels for President Trump? Also in the programme: we hear from one of the divers who helped rescue the football team trapped in a cave system in Thailand. Picture: President Trump holds a press conference in Brussels following a two-day Nato summit. Credit: AFP Photo.
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Trump: Nato members should double defence spending target

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 5:33pm
President Trump has urged allies to increase military spending targets from 2% to 4% of their annual output. Also in the programme: Families of victims accuse German authorities of failures in neo-Nazi murder case; and Ugandan government reconsiders tax on social media use. (Photo: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (L) and US President Donald Trump (R). Credit: AFP / Getty Images)
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Trump: "Germany Is Totally Controlled By Russia"

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:09am
US President Donald Trump has suggested Germany's imports of Russian natural gas are a security concern, as he and other Nato leaders gather for a summit. Also in the programme: fresh details emerge about the successful rescue of the Thai cave boys; German Neo-Nazi Beate Zschäpe is found guilty of 10 racially-motivated murders; and the United States contemplates tariffs on another $200bn-worth of Chinese products. (Photo: President Trump arrives in Europe. Credit: AFP)
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Joy and Relief After Thailand Cave Rescue

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 5:00pm
All 12 boys and their football coach were rescued after more than two weeks trapped in a cave. Also in the programme: Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo’s widow leaves China after eight years of house arrest; and five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo swaps Real Madrid for Juventus. Picture: Four Thai Navy Seals are seen after leaving the cave safe during the rescue mission in Thailand. Credit: Thai Navy Seal/via Reuters.
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